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About the Position
Position #: 18037
OrganizationSunnyside Seniors' Services, Region of Waterloo
Position: Program Assistant - Community Alzheimer Program (Cambridge)
Location: 150 Main St., Cambridge
Impact Statement: Volunteers assist staff to provide an enjoyable and stimulating day for clients in the day program. They are there to support the activities that are led by staff. Volunteers can also provided one on one support to individual clients, thereby freeing up the staff to lead the group.
Description: Volunteers are needed for half days to assist in a Community Alzheimer Program with program activities and with clients over mealtime. Volunteers may be required to accompany staff in a van to pick up or drop off clients. Knowledge or experience in working with seniors with dementia is helpful.
Requirements: English Proficiency, Confidentiality, Physical Demand
Training Details: A volunteer orientation of 1.5 hours is required. On the job training in the program provided.
Working Conditions: Volunteers will work in the Community Alzheimer Program space, found at 150 Main Street Cambridge, 2nd floor. The position requires some movement and assistance of clients within the program.
Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: Volunteers are needed for half days, Monday to Friday 9:30 - 12:30 or 12:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Health Care/Emergency, Senior Services
Skill(s): Supervision, Interpersonal Communication, Empathy, Adaptability, Flexibility
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://bit.ly/1wVds6o
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Janice Klassen
Phone: 519-893-8482 Ext. 6372
Address: 247 Franklin Street N. Kitchener, N2A 1Y5

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151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2

Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm